Valentino Rossi, first leader of the Monza Rally Show


The 37th edition of the Monza Rally Show has opened its doors
with the dispute of their first two special. Although the pilots have barely
had to face 17 kilometres against the clock, the first day has already
left signs of a duel that promises to be exciting
. Although Dani Sordo has
been faster than Valentino Rossi in both sections, the leadership has fallen out of the
pilot’s side of MotoGP, every time that the pilot spaniard has been sanctioned
with five seconds by touching one of the cones that limit the travel. By
this, Valentino Rossi sleeps as the leader with a 3.2 second advantage over Dani

The first stage began with the dispute of the special
‘Autodromo’, Dani Sordo got the scratch at the controls of his
Hyundai i20 WRC
. The spaniard, who was very fast from the first
instantly, I got overcome by a second to Valentino Rossi. For its part,
Alessandro Bosca with another one of the many Ford Fiesta RS WRC present in
Monza managed to finish third. The couple formed by Roberto and Davide
Brivio placed your Citroen C3 WRC in fourth position
of the special
exceeding by four-tenths of Marco Bonanomi.


The situation was repeated in the SS2, although the final result
it was not the same. Although Dani Sordo has scored the second scratch of the day
by 0.8 seconds from Rossi, the spaniard received a time penalty of
five seconds by touching one of the cones
that limited the winding stretch of ‘Podium
. For this small penalty, Valentino Rossi has inherited the leadership of the Monza
Rally Show
, amassing a lead of 3.2 seconds of face to the stage Saturday,
the fastest and most complex of the test. , Marco Bonanomi climbed to
the third position
, while Alessandro Bosca and Roberto Brivio are fourth and fifth.

For the moment, Luca Rossetti is the leader among R5 to the
wheel of his Skoda Fabia
. The Italian rider is tenth absolute and leads it in
a little more than three seconds to Paolo Andreucci in a script very similar to that
he has lived between Rossi and Deaf, since that Andreucci has also suffered a
penalty of five seconds
. For his part, Fabio Andolfi is third with the
Hyundai i20 R5. Finally, in the Monza Rally Historic Show leadership
provisional is for Marco Bianchini
, pilot who competes at the controls of a
Lancia Rally 037.

Standings after SS2 of the 37th Monza Rally Show

Position Pilot Vehicle Time / Difference
1 Valentino Rossi Ford Fiesta RS WRC 10:13.2
2nd Dani Sordo Hyundai i20 WRC +3.2
3rd Marco Bonanomi Citroën DS3 WRC +6.2
4th Alessandro Bosca Ford Fiesta RS WRC +7.9
5th Roberto Brivio Ford Fiesta RS WRC +8.4
6th Tony Cairoli Citroën DS3 WRC +10.6
7th Alessandro Perico Ford Fiesta RS WRC +11.7
8th Piero Longhi Ford Fiesta RS WRC +12.0
9th Felice Re Ford Focus WRC +14.6
10th Luca Rossetti Skoda Fabia R5 +17.4